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Sep 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. they took a water ski boat out on lake winnipesaukee. abc 7 is your election station. gordon peterson and scott thuman will cover all the angles on abc 7 news at 5 6, and 11. >> breaking news from los angeles. actor michael clark duncan has died. he is known from "the grenen mile." this comes after she had a heart attack two months ago. michael clarke duncan dead at 54. >> new at 6 investigators have recovered a stolen you all holding equipment for one of president joe biden's campaign events in detroit. it was found either late saturday night or early sunday morning. secret service says some items from the truck were missing. they would not say what the items were. he spoke at a labor day rally and it went on as planned without the equipment. >> a family in prince george's county is recovering after a carbon monoxide leak in the home. they woke up this morning complaining about headaches and nausea, classic symptoms of carbon monoxide exposure. there were taken to the hospital as a precaution and they are now reportedly in good condition. coming up on abc 7 news at 6, we are on your
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >> this follows an opening night filled with powerful speakers. scott thuman and gordon peterson are in charlotte with highlights. >> the first lady knocked them dead at this convention. >> last night for democrats hoping they could keep this thing off in style. the enthusiasm that they really needed to garner in this election campaign, they got what they were hoping for. >> the first lady discussed her misgivings about living in a glass bubble. clearly, she wants to hang on to the job. the president does not show his hand very often. here's michelle obama talking about her husband's love for their daughters. >> here is the same man when our girls were first born would anxiously checked their cribs every few minutes to ensure there were still breathing. proudly showing them off to everyone he knew. that's the man was it's down with me and our girls for dinner nearly every night, patiently answering questions about issues in the news, strategizing about the middle school friendships. [laughter] that's the man i see in those quiet moments late at night and hunched over his desk, poring over the let
ABC
Sep 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
... i approve this message. >> you are watching abc 7 news gordon peterson, maureen bunyan, doug hill, and tim brant. abc 7 news at 6 on your side. musician who turned out to be a serial rapist and threatened an entire community left a montgomery county courtroom sentenced for intimidating witnesses. been talking has the victims and there are afraid he may one day get out of prison. >> this is a strange tale. he was arrted and convicted on multiple rape and sexual charges but have stated trouble until a minor drug bust. is now sending him to prison for 37 years. he lived in this montgomery townhouse with his wife. an aspiring blues musician, he went by the name montana, in reference to his former home state. they say he launched a war of terror and have been fearing for their lives. this woman received several against her family. >> i told my neighbors to keep an eye out. he drives.t we have a security system in our home. that het everyone know in the office. >> he's a scary guy. >> they threw him out telling him to never come back. sell a, he tried to bouncer. bag of marijuana. was a
ABC
Sep 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
education system for your children. >> you are watching abc 7 news at 6:00. with gordon peterson, maureen bunyan, and tim brant in sports. >> we have new video tonight of panda at the national zoo. the mei xiang cub. you can see it is about the size a gerbil squirming around while being groomed to. video shot around 10:00 night. have it the full video on wjla.com. >> what is so funny about being of a gerbil? space shuttle endeavour is at angeles international after a tourrport around california. landed this afternoon after a nearly five hours flyover. endeavour will be transported to science center it will go on permanent display. the weather looks good. >> very nice. good travel weather. >> summer-like weather. at 10:49, it officially becomes fall. montgomery college, look how getting out of parking lot. a beautiful time lapse. clear skies. temperatures, it will be a pleasant evening. 79 degrees out over washington. 75 in potomac. and do.es nice and low.re comfortable -- dew point temperatures are nice and low. comfortable evening. average size 78. at reagan national. 60 in boston. 64 in
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
abc 7 news at 6:00 with gordon peterson and maureen bunyan. this is abc 7 news at 6:00, on your side. >> we continue with news that may frustrate anyone who uses the atm on a regular basis. >> the atm fees are at an all- time high. bank rates say surcharges rose for the eighth straight year. using an atm that does not belong to your bank costs even more. a number of free checking accounts. >> home prices continued to climb in july, thanks to rising sales and you were foreclosures. national home prices were up 1.2% in july. standard and poor's looked at home prices in 20 american cities and said july was the third straight month in which prices rose in every city. >> a bit of a setback for neighborhood coalition in potomac and the fight for public land. they were hoping montgomery county and the school board would hand over documents. a judge ruled the county had provided enough records for the case. the pharmaceutical -- the farmer sued the county and the school board. the judge put police on hold and that allowed the farmers. >> travelers have a new way to get in and out of the dist
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
for the content of this advertising. >> you are watching abc 7 news with gordon peterson, doug hill.yan, >> tense moments for passengers flight this week. >> the plan was hundred when a had an outburst. -- the plane was on which when a passenger had an outburst. cell phones video shows the passenger paste the aisle, alcohol, and threatened passengers. >> a special delivery for the silver lining project slows up at tysons corner this morning. trucks delivered materials project onruction route 7. of thes become part pedestrian bridge. the first phase of the silver open latescheduled to year. >> metro riders can expect delays this week and once again. be singlerains will between fort totten. yellow line trains will single line between huntington and braddock road. on the green line, buses replace between branch ave. the work starts at 10:00 tonight and runs through sunday. e weekend coming up after some evening showers. this is how we looked earlier. this is down at wintergreen, and see those morning clouds. we still have a lot of clouds around. you can get an idea of the cold air coming our way. ha
ABC
Sep 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
with hurricane isaac victims. gordon peterson and scott thuman will be at the democratic convention in charlotte. you can look for reports during abc 7 news at 5:00 6:00 and 11:00. >> the secret service has run in problems ahead of vice president biden's speech in detroit. it seems thieves stole a u-haul truck with equipment for the event. we are told it was swiped from outside a hotel in detroit. secret service won't describe what was inside the u-haul but said the theft will not affect the visit. it is 5:08 and 72 degrees. still ahead, brace yourself if you have to fill up for the drive back from the holidays. goes prices continue to rise. we have the you're on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. you'rere on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. >> president obama heads to louisiana today to see the devastation left by hurricane isaac. the tour comes as the gulf coast cleans up the damage from the storm. parts of louisiana are still under self feet of water and thousands of people are living in shelte
ABC
Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, and gordon peterson and scott thuman are live inside the time warner rena in charlotte. >> -- the time warner arena in charlotte. >> david axelrod the strategists, he was telling us it was going to be different because they do not have to introduce the president to the rest of the world. they say they can look at this with those still making up their minds, and the way to do that is by those still making up their minds. >> speaking of women as everybody knows, the two most beloved women in barack obama's life are his wife, anne valerie jarrett talked at a breakfast. she said that he is running as an underdog, and we always run as the underdog, even if
ABC
Aug 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, before heading to the democratic national convention. gordon peterson and scott thuman will be at the convention in charlotte next week. the we did look for their reports at 5:00, 6:00, and 11:00. a terrible day of traffic is expected the day after the holiday weekend. and some big cuts to the redskins coming up in sports. anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in prince george's county. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done. hundreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote for... question seven this november. vote for question seven. and help build a better future for maryland. >> you are watching abc 7 news at 11:00. on your side. >> up to 10,000 people may have been exposed to a deadly disease at yosemite national park. the virus has flu like symptoms and a killed 36% of the people who contract it. officials are
ABC
Sep 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
is using the week to prepare for the debates. >> gordon peterson and scott thuman will be there. you can look for their reports during abc 7 at 5:00 6:00 and 11:00. the secret service has run into problems ahead of vice president biden's speech. we are told a truck was swiped outside a hotel in detroit. the secret service won't discuss what was inside the u-haul but said the theft will not affect the vice president's visit. 4:38. 7 72 degrees. we will go to the gulf coast for a look at the recovery efforts from isaac and what president obama is expected to encounter during his visit there. >> robin roberts addressing fans following the death of her ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] almost nothing can dampen a baby's mood when he wakes up dry in pampers. unlike other diapers, pampers has 3 absorbent layers, for up to 12 hours of protection overnight, and more beautiful mornings. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] pampers. peaceful nights. playful days. >> president obama will visit louisiana to get a firsthand look at the damage left behind by isaac. it c
ABC
Sep 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of the democratic national convention. gordon peterson and scott fuhrmannthuman cover at 5:00 6:00, and all of a neglected the republican ticket is not letting the democrats still the spotlight. numbers out this morning from public policy polling showed that mitt romney and president obama are dead even, 40%8%. mitt romney is in new hampshire preparing for the upcoming debates. gov. martin o'malley is expanding on his remarks that he made about the state of the country. when asked on "face the nation," was the united states better off than four years ago, the maryland governor said no. republicans jumped on the commons, but he went on cnn this morning to clarify. >> we are clearly better off as a country, because we are now creating jobs rather than losing them. soledad, we have not recovered all that we lost in the bush recession. that is why we need to continue to move forward. >> o'malley will many speakers at the democratic national convention. many people today are enjoying the labor day holiday with celebrations all across the d.c. metro area. the town greensville posted a 67 annual l
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 4:30am EDT
giffords also attend. >> a powerful speech from bill clinton -- scott thuman and gordon peterson have more. >> what a big night for bill clinton and barack obama, and what a speech. he said he was just a country boy from arkansas -- bill clinton on steroids is what he was. >> his campaign managers said they work -- there were no concerns about whether he would overshadow barack obama. after that speech, he has work cut out for him. >> i do not know where to start. he did take on romney and ryan on medicare and took them on strong. listen. >> it will end medicare as we know it. a lot of that money is also spent to help people with disabilities. [applause] including a lot of middle-class families whose kids have down syndrome or autism or other severe conditions.honestly, think about it -- if that happens, i do not know what those families are going to do. i know what i'm going to do. i'm going to do everything i can do see that it does not happen. we cannot let it happen. >> of course, numbers -- let's talk numbers. a huge crowd here, 25,000 capacity fill up quickly last night. they had to
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
's speech coming up next half-hour. scott thuman and gordon peterson are both in charlotte bringing you the latest from the democratic national convention. look for their reports on abc 7 news at 5:00, 6:00, and 11:00 and wjla.com. >> the republican ticket on the campaign to btrail today. actor robert duvall is hosting an event at his ahome for ann romney. president obama is holding a three-point lead over romney won colorado. paul ryan was speaking in iowa yesterday. the secret service is investigating reports that someone stole mitt romney's tax records from an accounting office in tennessee. an anonymous letter claims responsibility for the theft and the man's a million dollars to make -- to not make the records public. >> new this morning in turkey, 25 soldiers were killed in an explosion at an ammunition depot. the turkish military said it happened late last night where hand grenades are kept. they discovered the remains this morning once they were able to put out the fire. district police looking for the person was stabbed a woman multiple times a little after midnight in the 200
ABC
Sep 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
will be in charlotte for the convention. gordon peterson and scott thuman are already on their way, so look for their reports at 5, 6 and 11. >> still to come, a trio of dangerous, invasions over the weekend. we will hear from one of the victims. >> local baseball fans talking about the clock ticking down for the nats hottest pitcher. what is going on for the rest of the season? >> a huge fire through a historic hotel. >> the president prepares to check out the destruction from hurricane is it. >> president obama will be in a louisiana to get a firsthand look at the destruction from hurricane is it. >> it was just a category one storm but it left behind damage and misery out of proportion. t.j. has the latest on is epoxied long-lasting impact on the gulf coast. >> don, but not forgot them. "i lost my vehicle everything. what i have with me now is what i own. >> it continues to recap it. it is finally expected to crest today meaning these homes are still in danger of flooding. on top of an all, hundreds of thousands have had no electricity, no air-conditioning for six days. the heat index th
ABC
Sep 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
and charlotte later this week. coverage of the democratic national convention. scott thuman and gordon peterson reports from charlotte during ourng wjla.com. >> among the speakers today will be tim kaine. join us in our next hour to talk about his campaign, including his plan to bring jobs to the commonwealth. 5:08. thought o'clock 0 >> we have details obama says the federal government will be there residents coast from hurricane isaac. gretzky met with victims during an -- he met with affected residents in louisiana. some low-lying areas are still by several feet of water. >> we could be looking at some water in our forecast. check in with adam caskey. i think we will see more rain today, later on in afternoon and evening. if you better downpours possible today and tomorrow. of moisture in place. it when you step outside. all we need is something in our atmosphere to bring out the water. circulatingrgy overhead. a sprinklehere's hagerstown and around baltimore. 77 in washington. 72 in manassas and at dulles airport. 72 in martinsburg. 88 with sunny breaks today. sticky outside with a showers a
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
party. abc news, charlotte. >> thank you, brandi. >> scott thuman and gordon peterson are in charlotte. for their reports all week. we also have updates from .jla.com a little later this hour, we explain how the dnc has mtv to make changes to upcoming award show. krupicka will democratic delegate virginialin that in alexandria,s of arlington county, and fairfax county park and maybe steal from county died in a helicopter crash will be laid to funeral services for old petty officer first class patrick feeks will be held at the fort myers memorial buried atn he will be arlington national cemetery maryland governor martin ordered flags to be flown at half staff today in his >> the showdown over a group is maryland defeat the expanded gambling plan. $5.5tributeda the effort supporters expanded gambling accused the protect arying to it ownsale casino that andest virginia from, competition. maryland state highway crews removing decaying trees. jummy olabanji is there this morning with details. >> weather permitting, this work begin at 9:00 this morning. maryland highway officials say in july
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
clinton. stay with abc 7 for complete coverage of the dnc. gordon peterson and scott thurman bringing you everything from charlotte. >> looking at the day ahead, a navy seal who died in afghanistan will be laid to rest today. the funeral services for patrick feeks will be held at the fort myer memorial service. will then be buried at arlington national cemetery. he died in a helicopter accident last month. >> an emotional controversy going on right now including a war memorial to veterans that somewhat torn down. cross is an prince george's county ed is a familiar landmark too many. it honors those who died in world war one. some say its goes against church-state separation. we will tell you about the battle with strong reaction from local veterans. that is at 5:00 p.m. >> aaa thinks the d.c. --region will soon be off the top 10 list of worst commute in the nation. >> it is hard to imagine. but something you can imagine drivers out here would like to hear, that the commute could get better. aaa says the reason for this is the transportation projects other underway in northern virginia th
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and see gordon peterson and our political reporter. a lot going on down there. >> i said we were in charleston at 5:00 p.m. they have not moved the convention. >>
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 5:00am EDT
with abc 7 and wjla.com thelete coverage of convention. scott thuman and gordon peterson reports at 5:00, 6:00, at 11:00. >> nearly half of u.s. military bases like facilities where troops can register to vote and allowed him the ballots. all military installations will required to have a voting assistance office. senator john corn and is one of the authors of that act and he the defense secretary to intervene >> . an investigative audit of d.c. brown pose achael for reelection has done, but the findings of not been made public. brown said in june that he detected on authorized disbursements on his war chest. d.c. police have also been probing the incident. no charges have been filed. has not beenct employees athat schools passed checks.nd they will begin requiring copies checks during site visits. visits >> july marked the of three meetings on a the tolltoll hike on road. olabanji has more. >> if you take a right on the toll road it will cost $2.25. officials that run the dulles toll road would like to increase that next year by 50 cents. means everyone you see this morning taking the dull
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. we will wrap up at 11:00. hope to see you then. >> let's see what's coming up at 6:00. >> gordon peterson is live in the newsroom, back from charlotte. good to see you. >> thank you very much. tonight at 6:00, the democratic national convention had some very powerful speakers. michelle obama, but they are all waiting for president obama tonight. we'll also hear from joe biden. the virginia governor had some reaction to a former president bill clinton had to say last night. we will see you at 6:00 with more. >> nice going down there in charlotte. >> definitely. let's get another check on the weather situation. >> partly sunny across most of the area. a few lingering showers but the process is underway with clearing skies tonight. let's get you into it. the heavy rain from this morning south of washington as well south now mostly over north carolina stretching out into the atlantic. the skies will clear through the evening. rainfall totals mainly for this evening. the ocean city rain gauge not functioning. they have at least 2.5 inches of rain there. 82 in washin
ABC
Sep 7, 2012 5:00pm EDT
there? >> i hope not. >> let's see what's coming up. >> gordon peterson has a look ahead to 6:00. >> virginia wants to add another one. we tell you which part of the 95 interstate it will end up, how much it might cost you, and when it will be open for business. get your easy pass and we will see you at 6:00. >> let's get another check on the weather. as doug said some big changes in store for the weekend. >> partly sunny warm, and humid. a few spots around that could be seeing some rain. a developing storm here with a light rain drifting to the east. closer to our area, washington county between hagerstown just to the north of this region, we're seeing thunderstorms their small but very intense downpour's with some lightning. 90 at washington dulles. 88 at reagan national. the big attention though is tomorrow. the strong cold front will be pressing in from the west. intends lines of storms all the way up to chicago and all that is moving to the east. it looks as though tomorrow afternoon, we will be dealing with that ever were east of the appellation. the timing of the future
ABC
Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
't believe he got away with it. what gordon peterson is trying to get away with. something with boredom. i would have loved to see a to the secret service guys. on a serious note, we're going to continue our coverage of the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. to where theu that look atned how the battle for the white house took a back seat to today's remembrances. abc city councilman says there from hismissing account, a lot of money. a d.c. city council missing there is money from his campaign account. latest on thise gorgeous tuesday. f sunshine and you may have noticed those high, thin horizon. s how it looked. a few high, thin clouds and bbc but look at that temperature. 78 degrees and even where it was cool this morning, and to the '40's, temperatures will dip the fifties. bit warmer tomorrow but still very comfortable. the next chance for anything in of clouds, there could a weak weather front on saturday. blog and i'm a many of us remember and of 9/11. the similarity of the sky. but i wrote about the actual weather pattern. the view from right over us, i that up on the weather page. ab
ABC
Sep 20, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> let's go to gordon peterson live in the newsroom with a look ahead. >> tonight at 6:00, mitt romney is still trying to get away from that 47%, and he made last may. but the president and mitt romney are reaching out for the hispanic vote. travel troubles for a lot of people heading somewhere by air. we'll talk about why hundreds of flights have been delayed across the country and hundreds more may be in trouble in the coming days. we'll see you in a few minutes at 6:00. >> no problems with the weather and flights in this area. >> back-to-school night on primetime. teachers take to the obstacle course as didn't watch. -- ask students watch. >> that had to hurt. that is not nice to do to those teachers. >> it looks terrific out there no slipping and sliding. temperatures dropping in to the 60's overnight. right now, 74 at reagan national airport, 75 in fredericksburg. a couple of spots at 49, but most everybody in the 50's by early tomorrow morning. a pretty good warmup for midday highs near 80 degrees. mid-80's on saturday, and fall officially begins at 10:49 in the morning. we could
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
bag on the bus. >> gordon peterson is live in our newsroom with a look ahead. >> we have more on the investigation into this case in herndon or four family members were found inside a home this morning. the president and mitt romney both talking foreign-policy in new york city today. opinions of these hot topics differ greatly. we look at what each had to say. >> the american university professor who created controversy when she breastfed her child in class will be on " katie" tomorrow. >> is breast-feeding ok in class? you can see that interview and more tomorrow at 4:00. >> we're also following the weather. >> what is the latest? >> the sun just made a little dip behind the clouds. they will break up of debt to marlee. look at what is coming -- they will break up a little bit tomorrow. look at what is coming. those will dissipate before they're really coming to washington but there may be a few light sprinkles. temperatures to marble be in the 80's. ready or not, -- temperatures tomorrow will be in the 80's. here is a new blog. if you are not looking forward to the decreasin
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
that is. a good solution. -- cute that is. a good solution. gordon peterson is in the ahead.m with a look up, virginia, both made stops in the state today. we spoke to mitt romney. and the auction for a rural -- renoit has been counseled the painting may have stolen 50 years ago. more on those stories coming up. >> see you then. we have a big treat on tomorrow's episode of katie. down with chelsea comedy andking about her late night tv gig. that is tomorrow at 4 clark by abc 7 news at 5:00. >> before that, let's get the the weather. >> because of the risk of some folks around front royal, here is like doppler. has produced a fair of lightning. is just beginning to move to e north. there are other ones that are popping up. are the areas under the warnings every time we get thunderstorms. not because of any widespread winds but rather the some hail. all of this is drifting to the east. be around the metropolitan area. our temperature is 81 degrees. drier air as we get into tomorrow. the weekend looks good. moveine is beginning to into hagerstown. all of this will be drifting toward the east
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
what is coming up on abc 7 news at 6:00. >> gordon peterson is in the newsroom. me add my congratulations to david. drinking and driving, a bad combination. response arezer -- the breathalyzer is our back. we will see what has changed since they were pulled from the to years ago. preparations under way for the debate ofidential this current election year. be next week. one of the candidate is trying to play down expectations. we will talk about this. a looked at what is coming up monday. invite cady into their homes every day, but -- intors in fight katie day, but nowvery e is turning the tables. see what other surprises she has monday at 4:00. >> we will invite bob ryan to what isan idea of happening with the weather. about something free this weekend? please everybody. you can go out to skyline drive. that is the great view. the clouds and showers are breaking up. admission to the shenandoah national park. hike. and take a all of those showers are moving more to our south. as they go through later on tonight, at no repeat of the violent thunderstorms we saw. looking at h
ABC
Sep 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
convention. scott peterson is there as well as gordon peterson. we will be talking to them throughout the week on line as well at wjla.com. >> back-to-school for arlington alexandria, prince william, and fairfax counties. and it marked the beginning of the end for fairfax superintendent jack dale who will retire at the end of this year. the south county middle school is where he's located this morning. this will be a very busy day for you. you have a packed schedule, sir. >> usually i get to go quite a few schools on the first day. some brand new schools among them. >> it's been a challenging time for school districts across the country. budget constraints a big challenge. especially ztat imagine for fairfax county -- especially, i would imagine, for fairfax county, the biggest school district in the region. >> student growth, we have added another 15th thousand students over the last five years. that's quite an issue. the next challenge for my successor will be probably trying to find additional land. it's hard to come by in fairfax. >> any other priorities going into this new school
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